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My wife's 2002 Mini Coop was taken in for an oil change and headlamp inspection ( it has blown several times ) and the shop called later saying the fan would not shut off after they changed the oil and replaced the headlamp posts that were fried. The only way to make the fan stop was to manually unplug it. The mechanic said he had tried everything but it was closing time and we couldn't leave the car with them. We drove it home and at home the fan turned off. I had her restart the car and noticed a sucking noise coming from the engine. A hose on the right side of the top of the engine near the MINI emblem was disconnected. The nipple appeared to be broken on the bottom but the hose stayed on. What happened at the shop???Can anyone help????

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    toneman2121 Jun 05, 2010

    you'll have to contact the shop

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To check the headlights they must make room.
Mostely these hoses form the airfilter have to be disconnected for a moment. They have damaged a hose. The sucking noise is because of the leking hose. Your engine is taking false air.
The shop has to replace the damaged hose, because of faulty repair.

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